Hunting Ways Keep Synthetic Estrogens Out Of Rivers And Seas

National Public Radio: Once wastewater is released into the environment, these synthetic hormones can have negative effects on wildlife. Synthetic estrogen is a type of endocrine disruptor, a chemical that affects the endocrine system either by acting like a hormone or by blocking the action of natural hormones. It has caused some species of male fish to become feminized, even causing them to produce eggs in their testes. One possibility researchers have explored for neutralizing these estrogens before they escape into......

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